Other Tea bar by The Swimming Pool Studio, Shanghai – China

December 11th, 2016 by retail design blog


OTHER TEA is a 18 square meters tea shop located in K11 art mall, is situated at a central location on Huaihai Road. Under the cozy warmth lighting, the symbolic design and modern decorative styles present people a new appearance of this place.


The inspiration come from traditional tea room, made of wood as the base material. The designer built a perfect balance by combining simple and natural breath with modern design technique. OTHER TEA located under the escalator, a sloping space was created on the top.


Designer bring a clever and ingenious solution to maximize the space by created a sloping wood roof. A big terrazzo counter table is the key point in this space. Up and down counter top break up the otherwise blocky design, bring more flexible.


Screen printing not only draw people’s attention but perfectly explains the process of tea set. Designers choose terrazzo, Wood finish, Black metallic paint, Aluminum Tubes as main materials, to create a modern and cosy store image.

Design: The Swimming Pool Studio
Photography: Zhanghong

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